Past news articles

September 10, 2019
AWRI assists with threatened juvenile sturgeon

September 6, 2019
Higgins Lake’s crystal waters are under threat. Blame poop (and other stuff)

September 5, 2019
Dr. Alan Steinman, the Allen and Helen Hunting Director of the GVSU-Robert B. Annis Water Resources Institute: A Conversation About Water, Invasive Carp, and Climate Change

August 28, 2019
Removing sturgeon from Big Manistee, Muskegon rivers before sea lamprey treatment

August 21, 2019
How was Michigan’s PFAS water crisis overlooked for years?

August 20, 2019
Competing visions for a famed river in a Midwest hotspot—Part 2

August 7, 2019
How Hush Puppies shoes sparked a water contamination crisis

August 7, 2019
Is it pollution? Lake Michigan beach worries triggered by photos on social media

July 26, 2019
Large amounts of dune grass washing up on Grand Haven beach

July 26, 2019
The Green Room: PFAS Part I-Health Impacts

July 10, 2019
Duck Lake beach in West Michigan closed due to high E. coli

July 7, 2019
Waterlogged Wonderland: high water, rainy weather put damper on West Michigan tourism, recreation industries

May 23, 2019
Muskegon Lake recovery highlighted in documentary by alumnus

May 16, 2019
West Michigan researchers focus on plastic pollution in lakes

May 16, 2019
Researcher's work with PFAS citizen's group featured in Science Magazine

February 1, 2019
Grand Valley's Annis Water Resources Institute enters partnership with MSU to address water challenges

November 13, 2018
AWRI researcher testifies at PFAS hearing

September 11, 2018
GVSU researchers investigate biological, chemical effects of microplastics

September 10, 2018
Annis Water Resources Institute hosts delegation from Japan

August 31, 2018
GVSU to partner with Ottawa County on groundwater management plan

July 27, 2018
Researcher studying whether food production could be safer with new E. Coli test

June 9, 2018
Research vessel docks in Michigan City, teaches about Lake Michigan water quality

March 26, 2018
Watershed monitoring is community effort

October 23, 2017
CLAS alumni to visit campus for presentations and events

September 5, 2017
New endowed fund will help with high-return water research

August 24, 2017
AWRI training addresses water treatment challenges

May 15, 2017
GVSU education vessel receives new radar, weather equipment

February 6, 2017
Project Clarity 2016 dashboard featured in Holland Sentinel

February 5, 2017
Director of GVSU water institute receives national award for work

December 16, 2016
AWRI receives Macatawa Watershed Project's "Stakeholder of the Year" award

September 19, 2016
Israeli delegation visits AWRI

June 9, 2016
R.B. Annis posthumously honored at GVSU 2016 Enrichment Award Presentation

March 4, 2016
AWRI to be inducted into Michigan Environmental Hall of Fame

September 13, 2015
Brook trout study explores life-giving groundwater seeps

September 1, 2015
July & August 2015 Newsletter: Charlyn Partridge joins AWRI Faculty

August 17, 2015
Michigan's new water strategy - 90 minute informational webinar by MDEQ

July 31, 2015
Great Lakes fungi: cancer killer?

July 17, 2015
Annis Water Resources Institute to host international group

July 15, 2015
GVSU wrapping up summer educational trips

July 13, 2015
Lakers get their feet wet at the AWRI

July 9, 2015
Annis Water Resources Institute to offer educational boat cruises

July 1, 2015
June 2015 Newsletter: Diverse undergraduate research experiences at AWRI funded by NSF

June 1, 2015
May 2015 Newsletter: AWRI Summer Student Interns

May 5, 2015
AWRI researcher gets major grant to teach research science

May 4, 2015
April 2015 Newsletter: AWRI Graduate Student Receives Grant Funding

April 17, 2015
Ottawa County feeling the water pressure: Michigan agriculture is making a dent in the subterranean water supply

April 14, 2015
Freshwater Security in a Changing World

April 7, 2015
New report highlights broad impact of water on Michigan's economy

April 1, 2015
Muskegon Lake water cleanup showing results, institute reports
Research shows Muskegon Lake water quality continues to improve
March 2015 Newsletter: Making Lake Michigan Great

March 5, 2015 
February 2015 Newsletter: AWRI Scientists See Recommendations Implemented

February 4, 2015

January 2015 Newsletter: AWRI presents at the Michigan Chapter of the American Fisheries Society

February 2, 2015 

Higher water levels in the Great Lakes and a shift to "climate variability"

December 20, 2014 

AWRI's 2014 Year in Review

December 3, 2014 

November 2014 Newsletter: AWRI Fish Biologist Awarded Grant to Study Yellow Perch

November 4, 2014 

October 2014 Newsletter: Robert B. Annis Field Station Update

October 2, 2014 

September 2014 Newsletter: Incoming Graduate Students at AWRI

September 3, 2014 

August 2014 Newsletter: Sabbatical Visitor Spending Fall at AWRI

August 25, 2014 

Incoming graduate student's biology research published

August 11, 2014 

Climate change negatively impacting Great Lakes, GVSU researcher says

August 6, 2014 
July 2014 Newsletter: New grant on aquatic fungi in the Great Lakes

August 4, 2014 
Expert explains algae blooms in West Michigan waters after dangerous Toledo incidents

August 4, 2014 
Could toxic algae bloom affect West Michigan's water supply?

July 8, 2014 

June 2014 Newsletter: AWRI postdocs move on

June 2, 2014
May 2014 Newsletter: AWRI researcher wins sustainability award

May 8, 2014
AWRI researcher wins sustainability award 

May 5, 2014
Former GVU Foundation director and longtime AWRI supporter dies 

May 1, 2014
April 2014 Newsletter: AWRI summer student interns

April 24, 2014
AWRI to host research workshop series 

April 22, 2014
Watershed restoration documentary highlights AWRI involvement 

April 2, 2014
March 2014 Newsletter: AWRI Vessel Maintenance

March 3, 2014
February 2014 Newsletter: AWRI Science Advisory Board

February 11, 2014
Grand Valley researchers draw link between zebra mussels, risk of algae blooms

February 6, 2014
GVSU researcher wins scientist of the year honors

February 3, 2014
December 2013/January 2014 Newsletter: AWRI Graduate Student Alumni Profiles

January 20, 2014
Michigan's Blue Economy: WGVU's West Michigan Week

December 18, 2013
AWRI's 2013 Year in Review

December 3, 2013
November 2013 Newsletter: From Basic Research to Private Enterprise: Making the Most of Invasive Aquatic Plants 

November 4, 2013
October 2013 Newsletter: AWRI Collaborative Research

October 2, 2013
September 2013 Newsletter: Incoming Graduate Students at AWRI

October 1, 2013
Students study water quality aboard GVSU research vessel

September 4, 2013 
August 2013 Newsletter: AWRI New Field Station Dedication

August 29, 2013 
Grand Valley's Annis Water Resources Institute awarded blue economy grant

August 23, 2013 
AWRI awarded grant to study bacteria in Silver Lake

August 12, 2013 
Grand Valley dedicates new Annis Water Resources Institute Robert B. Annis Field Station

August 7, 2013 
Michigan Natural Resources Council to hold meeting at Annis Water Resources Institute

August 2, 2013 
July 2013 Newsletter: Target Inquiry Teachers at AWRI Summer 2013

July 12, 2013 
Robert B. Annis Field Station campaign reaches goal

July 2, 2013
June 2013 Newsletter: AWRI receives grant from the NSF Innovation Corps (I-Corps) Program

May 29, 2013
May 2013 Newsletter: AWRI Summer Student Interns

April 30, 2013
April 2013 Newsletter: All aboard for another busy season on the research vessels D.J. Angus and W.G. Jackson

April 24, 2013
Vail to receive Jack Vallentyne Award at IAGLR conference

April 2, 2013
March 2013 Newsletter: AWRI Undergrad Wins Best Oral Presentation Competition

March 5, 2013
GVSU scientist talks climate change, future of Great Lakes area

March 4, 2013
February 2013 Newsletter: Monitoring the Pulse of a Lake

February 8, 2013
Are the Great Lakes Drying Up? Dr. Al Steinman interviewed on NPR's "Here and Now".

February 4, 2013
January 2013 Newsletter: AWRI Seminar Series for Winter 2013

January 2, 2013
AWRI's 2012 Year in Review

December 19, 2012
Environmental threat map highlights Great Lakes restoration challenges

December 3, 2012
November 2012 Newsletter: Lake Sturgeon Research in the Muskegon River System

November 10, 2012
AWRI to take part in Muskegon River restoration project

November 2, 2012
October 2012 Newsletter: Incoming Graduate Students at AWRI

October 11, 2012
Annis Water Resources Institute gets $250,000 grant for outreach, education

October 8, 2012
Global warming: GVSU brings climate scientist to Muskegon water institute to study Great Lakes

October 3, 2012
September 2012 Newsletter: Kicking off the New Field Station Campaign

September 6, 2012
AWRI Field Research Station preview event draws community support

September 4, 2012
August 2012 Newsletter: AWRI Hires New Faculty Climatologist

August 3, 2012
Annis Water Resources Institute to be highlighted on Discovery Channel

August 2, 2012
July 2012 Newsletter: Sustainability - A Journey without End

July 27, 2012
GVSU receives $1 million donation for Annis Water Resources Institute building

July 25, 2012
Grand Valley researchers to study culturally significant fish

June 29, 2012
June 2012 Newsletter: 2012 AWRI Summer Student Interns

June 1, 2012
Interdisciplinary project could improve water quality in Haiti

May 31, 2012
May 2012 Newsletter: Lakers on Lake Michigan

May 14, 2012
Lake Sentinel: Observatory for Ecosystem Changes in Muskegon Lake

May 5, 2012
Hundreds turn out for "Lakers on Lake Michigan"

May 2, 2012
April 2012 Newsletter: Another busy vessel season for the research vessels D. J. Angus and W. G. Jackson begins!!

April 26, 2012
Grand Valley research buoy now collecting data in Muskegon Lake

April 23, 2012
Lake Express and GVSU water institute team up May 5 to celebrate Lake Michigan

April 2, 2012
March 2012 Newsletter: Bob Annis' Legacy

March 2, 2012
AWRI director attends White House summit

February 23, 2012
Grand Valley researcher finds salmon link to contaminated fish

February 23, 2012
February 2012 Newsletter: AWRI Expands!

February 10, 2012
New research building for Annis Water Resources Institute approved by board

December 22, 2011
Steinman appointed to Nature Conservancy board

December 21, 2011
AWRI's 2011 Year in Review